In Defense of Case Reports and Case Series

@article{Vandenbroucke2001InDO,
  title={In Defense of Case Reports and Case Series},
  author={J. Vandenbroucke},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={134},
  pages={330-334}
}
Readers of the medical literature wonder whether they should still make time to read case reports and case series. How should they balance this time-honored cornerstone of the medical literature with the demands of modern evidence-based medicine? Case reports and case series have been subject to some serious questioning. It has been said that more often than not, new ideas from case reports are not sustained on further research, that case reports contain misleading elements in clinical… Expand

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